Liada

Liada was a town of ancient Bithynia, on the road from Nicomedia to Nicaea.[1][2]

Its site is located near Sarıağıl, in Asiatic Turkey.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Itin. Hieros. 573
  2. ^ Walther Ruge: Liada.‹See Tfd›(in German) In: Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE). Volume XII,2, Stuttgart 1925, col. 2483.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°33′36″N 29°40′07″E / 40.559956°N 29.668747°E

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